On today’s daily quarantine-cast we’re joined by the great and powerful Remi Warren to talk about how his social anxiety is useful during a global pandemic, hunting spring bears, and falling in love with New Zealand. Enjoy.
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I started Wired to Hunt 13 years ago, smack dab in the middle of the sweltering hot summer of 2008. I was living in a cinder block New York City dorm room during a college internship, slowly dying inside as I struggled to adapt to the over-abundance of noise and people, and the non-existence of deer and wild places. Starting a deer hunting website, I figured, might help me scratch the itch while stuck in the rat race.
Over the next decade plus, I...
The hunt is on. We drop off the wind-whipped mountain road and descend through the fog toward the rain-drenched forest below. Tight lips belie heavy chests, high hopes, and the highest stakes. Our boots thud and click and slide under an urgent pace along the plummeting trail. Tabs stick from cut greenbrier stems where deer have recently fed. I wonder if any black bears are up and at ‘em yet for the spring feeding.
But we’re not chasing mountain...
The calendar suggests that November wasn’t long ago. For many deer enthusiasts, the only thing more distant than November’s end is its next beginning. Call it deer camp withdrawal, or perhaps more aptly, a deer camp hangover. Should you find yourself stricken by a case of early onset holiday blues as proverbial deer opener “holidays” are overtaken by the holidays, the prescription is not more cowbell. (Okay, maybe that clip helps a little.) But...